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Body of Dimapur rape accused airlifted

By Correspondent

DIMAPUR, March 7 � The body of the Dimapur rape accused Farid Khan was airlifted to his native place in Karinganj district of Assam from Kohima on Saturday.

According to reports, postmortem of the bodies of the slain accused and the protester who was killed in police firing at City Tower here on March 5 was conducted at the morgue of Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) under heavy security deployment that included riot police, IRB and Nagaland Armed Police. The bodies of the victims were taken to Kohima for postmortem in view of the volatile law and order situation in Dimapur.

The rape accused of a Naga college girl was lynched after being dragged out of Dimapur Central jail on March 5 while a protester, Inuto Swu, died of a bullet injury as police resorted to firing while trying to disperse the angry mob on the day.

Meanwhile, prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC has been clamped along Assam-Nagaland border in Karbi Anglong district following reports of stone pelting on Saturday. Sources said goods-laden trucks bound for Nagaland were not allowed to pass through Lahorijan in Karbi Anglong district near Nagaland Gate by protesters from Assam side.

Nagaland Cabinet on Friday placed Dimapur DC Wezope Kenye, SP Meren Jamir and Superintendent of Dimapur Central Jail B Chuba Phom under suspension with immediate effect for the series of incidents that took place in Dimapur on March 5.

Media officer to CM, Karaibo Chawang, informed, in a statement, that the Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Friday also decided to �prosecute and arrest� the persons who had �incited, instigated or encouraged the mob in the process of jail break, the taking out of the accused from judicial custody and in torturing him to death.�

The Cabinet further directed all DCs and SPs of Nagaland to urgently take steps to protect and look after the welfare of the minority communities in their districts and to prevent any untoward happenings.

Meanwhile, retired District & Sessions Judge Veprasa Nyekha has been appointed as the one-man judicial inquiry to probe the March 5 incident in Dimapur. The probe will ascertain causes and circumstances that led to the incident and fix responsibilities for lapses, if any.

The probe would go into the vandalism, forcible entry into the Central Jail, taking out of the rape accused, his death at the hands of the mob besides the death of the protester in the ensuing violence.

The panel has been asked to submit its report to the State Government within 45 days.

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Body of Dimapur rape accused airlifted

DIMAPUR, March 7 � The body of the Dimapur rape accused Farid Khan was airlifted to his native place in Karinganj district of Assam from Kohima on Saturday.

According to reports, postmortem of the bodies of the slain accused and the protester who was killed in police firing at City Tower here on March 5 was conducted at the morgue of Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) under heavy security deployment that included riot police, IRB and Nagaland Armed Police. The bodies of the victims were taken to Kohima for postmortem in view of the volatile law and order situation in Dimapur.

The rape accused of a Naga college girl was lynched after being dragged out of Dimapur Central jail on March 5 while a protester, Inuto Swu, died of a bullet injury as police resorted to firing while trying to disperse the angry mob on the day.

Meanwhile, prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC has been clamped along Assam-Nagaland border in Karbi Anglong district following reports of stone pelting on Saturday. Sources said goods-laden trucks bound for Nagaland were not allowed to pass through Lahorijan in Karbi Anglong district near Nagaland Gate by protesters from Assam side.

Nagaland Cabinet on Friday placed Dimapur DC Wezope Kenye, SP Meren Jamir and Superintendent of Dimapur Central Jail B Chuba Phom under suspension with immediate effect for the series of incidents that took place in Dimapur on March 5.

Media officer to CM, Karaibo Chawang, informed, in a statement, that the Cabinet at its meeting chaired by Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Friday also decided to �prosecute and arrest� the persons who had �incited, instigated or encouraged the mob in the process of jail break, the taking out of the accused from judicial custody and in torturing him to death.�

The Cabinet further directed all DCs and SPs of Nagaland to urgently take steps to protect and look after the welfare of the minority communities in their districts and to prevent any untoward happenings.

Meanwhile, retired District & Sessions Judge Veprasa Nyekha has been appointed as the one-man judicial inquiry to probe the March 5 incident in Dimapur. The probe will ascertain causes and circumstances that led to the incident and fix responsibilities for lapses, if any.

The probe would go into the vandalism, forcible entry into the Central Jail, taking out of the rape accused, his death at the hands of the mob besides the death of the protester in the ensuing violence.

The panel has been asked to submit its report to the State Government within 45 days.

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